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do macronutrient percentages change between per 100g and 100cal? watch

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    In my usual facebook argument, although I find myself doubting myself as making a stupid mistake with a little "what if I'm wrong" nagging at the back of my head.

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    Assuming it is true that there is 26g of protein in 100g of beef, and 2.8g in broccoli. Would it be true that beef has more protein per 100cal too? (change units from 100g to 100cal)
    Surely the percentages would be the same regardless of the units you use?
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    In my usual facebook argument, although I find myself doubting myself as making a stupid mistake with a little "what if I'm wrong" nagging at the back of my head.

    https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net...25&oe=57C2A178

    Assuming it is true that there is 26g of protein in 100g of beef, and 2.8g in broccoli. Would it be true that beef has more protein per 100cal too? (change units from 100g to 100cal)
    Surely the percentages would be the same regardless of the units you use?
    You'd get a lot more broccoli for 100cal though. Broccoli is what, 30 cal per 100g? So you'd get 300g for 100cal. Beef is about 250cal per 100g, so you'd get about 40g for 100cal.

    Which means that both would have around 10g of protein (ok, broccoli has 9 and beef has 10 - so not a huge difference)
 
 
 
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